Mumbai Indians were under definite pressure going into the game against Kings XI Punjab at Mohali. But, they would have felt better knowing the opposition they were facing were under even greater pressure.
India did not go into the T20 series against South Africa as favourites though they were playing at home. But, going by records, they had a slight advantage, having beaten South Africa in six of the eight encounters between the teams prior to the latest series.
India may have won the opening ODI at the Harare Sports Club, but it definitely wasn’t in the manner they would have liked. In fact, they only scraped through to victory in the very last over of the match